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The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark

List of all movies directed by Tsui Hark ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Tsui Hark are listed here and include movie posters and Tsui Hark movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Tsui Hark as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Tsui Hark movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Tsui Hark film is can be factored into this list.

From Tsui Hark's studio films to Tsui Hark's independent films, this Tsui Hark filmography keeps tabs on all Tsui Hark movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

This is a list that includes movies like Once Upon a Time in China II and Once Upon a Time in China.

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All Tsui Hark director credits are included. This list of every movie that Tsui Hark has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Tsui Hark movie is and which actors starred in the Tsui Hark film.

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Jackie Chan and Jean-Claude Van Damme have both worked on a Tsui Hark directed movie, as have many other great actors.

  • Once Upon a Time in China is a 1992 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts film written and directed by Tsui Hark, starring Jet Li as Chinese martial arts master and folk hero of Cantonese ethnicity, Wong ...more
  • Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is a 2010 Chinese-Hong Kong action mystery film directed and produced by Tsui Hark, and features art direction and fight choreography by Sammo Hung, ...more
  • Once Upon a Time in China II is a 1992 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts film written and directed by Tsui Hark, and starring Jet Li as Chinese martial arts master and folk hero of Cantonese ethnicity, ...more
  • The Swordsman or Swordsman is a 1990 Hong Kong wuxia film. King Hu was credited as the director but he allegedly left the project midway, and the film was completed by a team led by producer Tsui ...more
  • The Blade is a 1995 Hong Kong martial arts film co-written, produced and directed by Tsui Hark, starring Vincent Zhao, Moses Chan, Hung Yan-yan, Song Lei, Austin Wai, Chung Bik-ha, Valerie Chow and ...more
  • Time and Tide is a 2000 Hong Kong action film directed by Tsui Hark. The film is set in Hong Kong where a young man becomes a bodyguard and befriends a mercenary determined to begin life a new with ...more
  • We're Going to Eat You is a 1980 Hong Kong horror comedy film directed by Tsui Hark. The film is about a secret agent, Agent 999, who is attempting to capture a thief named Rolex. Agent 999's hunt ...more
  • Once Upon a Time in China is a Hong Kong film franchise directed, written, and produced by Tsui Hark. The stories are based on the life of Chinese folk hero Wong Fei-hung, who is portrayed by Jet Li ...more
  • Once Upon a Time in China III is a 1993 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts film written, produced and directed by Tsui Hark, starring Jet Li as Chinese martial arts master and folk hero of Cantonese ...more
  • Seven Swords is a 2005 Hong Kong wuxia film produced and directed by Tsui Hark, starring Donnie Yen, Leon Lai, Charlie Yeung, Sun Honglei, Lu Yi and Kim So-yeon. The story is loosely adapted from ...more
  • Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain is a 1983 Hong Kong supernatural fantasy film directed by Tsui Hark, who attempts to combine Hong Kong action cinema with Western special effects technology. The ...more
  • Green Snake is a 1993 Hong Kong fantasy film made by Tsui Hark. It is the adaptation of a novel of the same title by Lilian Lee. The novel itself is a variation of a Chinese folk tale Madame White ...more
  • Once Upon a Time in China V is a 1994 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts action film written and directed by Tsui Hark. The film is the fifth installment in the Once Upon a Time in China film series, ...more
  • Fashion designer Marcus Ray (Jean-Claude Van Damme) has been selling knockoff jeans in Hong Kong, but he's about to get caught -- and not just by his partner, Tommy (Rob Schneider), who's an ...more
  • The Butterfly Murders is a 1979 Hong Kong wuxia film directed by Tsui Hark. It has elements of history and a murder mystery. The film is not widely available on tape or DVD in the West, though there ...more
  • A Chinese Ghost Story III is a 1991 Hong Kong romantic comedy-horror film directed by Ching Siu-Tung and produced by Tsui Hark. It is the sequel to A Chinese Ghost Story and A Chinese Ghost Story ...more
  • Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon is a 2013 Chinese crime-action film directed by Tsui Hark. It is a prequel to Hark's 2010 film Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame, which ...more
  • Decades after the abduction of his newborn twin, world-famous American pianist John Ma (Jackie Chan) arrives in Hong Kong to perform and finds himself face-to-face with Boomer (Jackie Chan), the ...more
  • The Legend of Zu, also known as Zu Warriors in the United States, is a 2001 Hong Kong film produced and directed by Tsui Hark. The film starred Ekin Cheng, Louis Koo, Cecilia Cheung, Patrick Tam, ...more
  • Double Team is a 1997 American action comedy film directed by Tsui Hark in his American directorial debut and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Rodman and Mickey Rourke. Van Damme plays ...more
  • Don't Play with Fire is a 1980 action, crime fiction, thriller film written by Szeto Cheuk-Hon and Tsui Hark and directed by Tsui Hark.
  • The Warrior is a Hong Kong feature film produced in Hong Kong by director Tsui Hark.
  • Aces Go Places, or Mad Mission, is a series of Hong Kong action comedy films that are parodies of the James Bond film series. The films star Sam Hui as King Kong, a master thief and martial arts ...more
  • Aces Go Places 3 is 1984 Hong Kong action and comedy film directed by Tsui Hark. The film starts in Paris, where King Kong is kidnapped by a British secret agent whose mission is to retrieve one of ...more
  • Kit (Kenny Bee) is a well-known, highly regarded chef, but his work has always come before his family. After his wife leaves him, taking their new baby with her, an inconsolable Kit drowns his ...more